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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Air disaster averted FORT McMURRAY (CP) The Ministry of Transport has completed an investiga- tion of an incident last week in which a 44 passenger air- craft came within inches of disaster. Airport officials have said the million plane, owned by Gateway Aviation of Ed- monton, scraped its right propeller on the runway Thursday when its pilot neglected to lower the landing gear. The pilot has not been iden- tified and an MOT spokesman declined to disclose conclusions of the MOT investigation. Lord's Day cases loom CALGARY (CP) Calgary police have applied to the Alberta Attorney General's department for permission to prosecute five Calgary stores under the Lord's Day Act. Police said Super S Drugs' two Calgary stores, a car lot, an import goods store, and a private drug store remained open on Sunday of this week, in contravention of the act. Police said they investigated the stores after they received a complaint from a member of the public. Body found on cot PEACE RIVER (CP) A search for a missing Peace River woman ended Tuesday when her body was found on a cot in the basement of an of- fice building in this northern Alberta town. Police said Elizabeth Hurta Marie Westra, 54, was last seen Saturday before going to work in the building where she was employed as a janitor. Parolees back in jail CALGARY (CP) Two men who were out of prison on parole have been sent back to prison for beating a 64 year old farmer and robbing him of at his farm home near Drumheller, 90 miles northeast of Calgary. Keith Milton Heiberg, 26, of Vantage, Sask., was on day parole while Robert Arthur Lunduuist, 33, was on parole with mandatory supervision when they beat up farmer John Yohones Jensen. The offence occurred just two days after the men were released from the nearby Drumheller penitentiary. Burglar gets no respect CALGARY (CP) A would be house burglar in Calgary is probably telling friends that he doesn't get enough respect in his line of work after a housewife ran him out of her house. The woman, who was alone at the time of the incident, said her dog began barking and she heard the would be robber entering the home. She picked up a hatchet and chased him out the back door. The culprit shouted back as he ran "you've got guts lady, real guts." UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 45 29 Pincher Creek 41 24 Medicine Hat 47 19 Edmonton 38 6 Grande Prairie 34 05 Banff........... 35 24 Calgary......... 42 25 Victoria 52 42 .56 Penticton....... 40 35 .14 Prince Rupert... 45 38 .83 Prince George 39 32 Kamloops.......40 33 .40 Vancouver...... 48 42 .72 Saskatoon....... 38 10 Regina 36 10 Winnipeg 40 26 Toronto......... 30 27 Ottawa.........33 29 Montreal 31 26 .02 St. John's.......53 43 1.27 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat regions Today: Cloudy with a few periods of light rain snow clearing this evening with brisk northwesterly winds. High to- day 35 to 40. Low tonight 20 to 25. Thursday: Cloudy inter- vals. High 35 to 40. Calgary regions Today: Cloudy. Snowshowers along the foothills. Winds increasing to northwest 20 and gusting. High today 35 to 40. Low tonight 15 to 20. Thursday: Oc- casionally cloudy. High 35 to 40. Columbia Kootenay To- day cloudy with snowflurries at times mixed with rain. Par- tial clearing this afternoon. Highs 35 to 40 and lows 25 to 30. Thursday cloudy with sunny intervals. Highs 35 to 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair east cloudy west portion today with widely scattered snow showers most- ly over mountains. Gusty winds along east slopes. Wide- ly scattered snow showers tonight and Thursday. Cooler Thursday. Highs today 35 to 45. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Highs Thursday 30 to 40. West of Continental Divide Snow over mountains with occasional rain or snow in valleys today decreasing to widely scattered snow showers Thursday. Highs both days 30 to 40. Lows tonight 15 to 25. CLIP this coupon. It's worth an additional S50 Ken Phillips off your purchase of arty new or used car, truck, or camper. 1973 BUICKLE SABRE 4 dr. hardtop, 455 V8, auto., p.s.. p.b., radio, blue with black vinyl roof, ex- cellent one owner car. Was............ Now J620 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter century" 302 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-2805 TORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway S a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Times Mountain given clean Wednesday, December 11, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Ombudsman is unhappy with child welfare law federal government has given Calgary's "counterfeit currency" a clean bill of health. The RCMP and government officials agree that the half- sized, bills wouldn't fool anyone. The notes were part of a tourist promotion staged by the Calgary Tourist and Convention Association. They were taken out of cir- culation in October after the city's fraud was asked to investigate. Convention association spokesman Doug Johnson said "we've heard from Ottawa that our bill has a clean bill of health." EDMONTON (CP) Provincial ombudsman Ran- dall Ivany said Tuesday he is opposed to Child Welfare Act provisions that give welfare workers broad powers over children taken into provincial care. The act allows welfare authorities to keep child and parent separated for up to 20 days without a court appearance. Dr. Ivany said he is unhappy with the legislation "on general principles" and plans to study the powers of welfare authorities. Dr. Ivany's comments followed a complaint by a mother that she had been prohibit publishing additional separated from her child. Welfare act provisions details. TONIGHT thru SATURDAY "MOLLI DEE" at the LETHBRIDGE HOTEL APEX TV SALES SERVICE 535-13 Street North NEW PHONE NUMBER EFFECTIVE DEC, 328-1033 Speeches boring Four-year-old Phyllis Cardinal was picked up in the arms of Alberta's Premier Peter Lougheed as he prepared to officiate at a mental health fund-raising drive kickoff. But the speeches went on, and on. By the time the premier reached the reading of the proclamation, 15 minutes after Mr. Lougheed picked her up, Phyllis was rapidly losing interest. Edmonton post office taken for For those of you who like to work at home, welcome to the International. To have all the comforts of homo while you're at the office. Not a had idea. That's what we think, arid that's why we have penthouse suites on the thirty-fifth floor at the I. Suites that offer you a living room, enough to hold a good meeting, a dining room, a bedroom, even a kitchenette. Comfortable, convenient, and less than you might think. The International of on can t miss us. the big I. The International of Calgary 220-Fourth Avenue S.W., Calgary. Alberta T2P OH5 Tel. Telex. 038-24710 Members required Students Finance Board Appeals Committee The Students Finance Board requires appeals committee members for the Lethbridge area. The ideal members will be concerned with educ- ational opportunities for students, and will have the ability to participate in objective decision making with regards to appeals submitted by students. The Appeals Committee has been established by the Board to insure that all students are treated fairly, with respect to their individual circumstances, in the awarding of financial as- sistance under the various acts and regulations administered by the Board. The appointed candidates will serve as members of a three (3) member committee, which in- cludes a student representative appointed by the local institution. The Committee will meet as required in Leth- bridge during the forthcoming months. Appointees will be paid a small honorarium. Enquiries, submissions and or nominations should be directed ho later than December 20th, 1974 to: MR. R.DAVY Special Assistant to the Board Students Finance Board Depl. of Advanced Education 11160-Jasper Ave. Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2V2 GOVBWWENT OF ALfiffiTA EDMONTON (CP) The Edmonton post office was taken for worth of eight-cent stamps Tuesday by two man who paid for them with a fraudulent cheque. Postmaster Les Twitty said the two men, who have not been identified, telephoned the post office and made arrangements to buy stamps with a certified che- que. He said the post office in- sists on a certified cheque for such purchases. But in this case the cheque was phoney. Asked if the post office had any idea who the men were, Mr. Twitty said "not a clue." Police are investigating. Press council posts filled EDMONTON (CP) One member has been -e- appointed and three new members have been named to the Alberta Press Council. W. D. C. De Balinhard, a retired Red Deer banker accepted appointment to a se- cond two-year term on the council. The new members are Helen Rice, a Grande Prairie housewife, Reg Vickers, assistant news editor of ti-o Calgary Herald, and Andrew Snaddon, editor of the Ed- monton Journal. The appointments are effec- tive Jan. l, when the two-yeir terms of four of the council's 11 members are due to expire. The Alberta Press Coun was formed in 1972 by fiv: Alberta daily newspapers the Calgary Herald, the Ed- monton Journal, the Medicine Hat News, the Red Deer Ad- vocate and the Grande Prairie Herald Tribune to serve as an intermediary between the press and the public. Any person believing one of the sponsoring newspapers has acted erroneously or un- fairly may submit a complaint to the council. Victim named CALGARY (CP) Police have identified Frank Gordon, 63, of Calgary, as the victim of an apparent drowning incident in the Bow River. His body was found floating in the river by three passers- by. -CHRISTMAS SUIT SALE 100% WOOL SUITS Sizes 38 to 46. 2 Pair Pants Reg. WHILE STOCK LASTS ALL SUITS FANTASTICALLY REDUCED! SAVE UP TO Downfilled Jackets 2795 Sizes 38 to 46. Reg. 39.50 MEN'S CARDIGAN SWEATERS By Caldwell. Reg. 22.50 14 95 Winter Coats Genuine Borg Plaid Fully lined. Reg. 34.50 SPECIAL 21 95 Co-ordinates Regular, tails. To size 52. Reg. 89.50, WINTER LINED JACKETS Sizes 36 to 50. Reg. 21.50 95 12 MEN'S POLO PYJAMAS S.M.XL. 3 (Subs) 95 WOOL CHECKED WINTER COATS Mouton lined. Sizes 38 to 46. Reg. 34.95 1895 LEE BOOT CUT JEANS SPECIAL 12 95 MANY MORE OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS! BUYRITE MEN'S WEAR 318 5th St. South (no exchanges or refunds, alterations extra) Open Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m. Phone 327-4210 ;